Last week my wife and I went to a Christmas party held in the home of one of my colleagues. Our host met us at the door and said, “Thank you for coming”, to which I responded, “We didn’t want to miss it because we heard that you were giving away $100 bills as door prizes.” We all chuckled at my lame joke and went on to have a great evening. But, …
It seems that The Lighthouse Church of All Nations in Alsip, Illinois is doing exactly what I joked about. During a sermon series on personal finances they have been giving out $1000 as door-prizes each Sunday. During this sermon series / promotion church attendance has increased by more than 10 percent. I can’t imagine why… or can I?